Are we headed toward a future where our insurance premiums are determined by how we drive? Probably.
At the center of the next information revolution is machine-to-machine (M2M) communications.
Estimates from GSMA
By 2020 there will be a staggering 20 billion connected devices...Continue reading »
As the world becomes increasingly borderless, companies of all sizes have to rethink global strategies to stay relevant in an interconnected world.
Startups are not immune to the globalization of business, and despite the venture capital money flowing around the bubble...Continue reading »
A little over a year ago, the first ever Wayra Week took place at Campus Party Colombia with 10 lucky projects selected to move into the inaugural Wayra Academy in Bogota.
Last week, Campus Party Berlin played host to the 13th...Continue reading »
In 2010, there were 34 million people in the world infected with HIV/AIDS, according to data collected by Avert. Almost 23 million of them live in Sub Saharan Africa, where this epidemic is taking a huge toll.
This horrifying data is worrisome...Continue reading »
With the ongoing celebration of the London Olympic Games, we wanted to highlight some stories of how machine-to-machine (M2M) is used in this scenario. For instance, have you ever wondered how the starter pistols for races work? Just gripping the...Continue reading »
By Joaquin Mata, Director of Financial Services at Telefónica Digital
How do you go about making it easy for people to buy apps and digital (or physical) products and services on a mobile or smartphone? What do you do if those...Continue reading »
1966’s American sci-fi show Star Trek showed the space adventures of the crew of the starship U.S.S. Enterprise in the 23rd century. The future imagined by Gene Roddenberry also worked the other way and inspired real world scientists and engineers to achieve technological...Continue reading »
We live in a world with finite resources. Even if in the past, mankind was prone to ignore this fact in favour of uncontrolled economic growth, we are reaching a point of no return in terms of exhaustion of resources...Continue reading »
The 23rd of July saw the official inauguration of the new Wayra Academy in São Paulo. This space will welcome the Brazilian entrepreneurs selected in 2011 in a venue where the exchange of experiences and the effervescence of ideas comprise...Continue reading »
29 June 2012: London Mayor Boris Johnson today officially opened the 10th Wayra Academy – Telefonica’s accelerator programme – established in London to help digital talent go global. The Mayor joined senior figures from O2 parent company Telefonica, in congratulating...Continue reading »